Israel, UAE and Bahrain sign US-brokered normalisation deals

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    The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have both officially signed US-brokered deals to normalise ties with Israel. It has been described as a betrayal by the Palestinians. But US President Donald Trump says it represents the dawn of a “new Middle East” and predicted more countries would follow the move. Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett reports from the White House, US. –

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